What is denial – and why is it important to understand? In today’s podcast we’ll not only briefly define it but we’ll take a look at Peter’s denial of Christ and then, rather uncomfortably, we’ll declare our own denial…all while cozying up to the charcoal fire. Continue reading John 18:15-18, 25-27 Sitting with Christ as We Warm Up to the Fire
In this Lenten series we will be “sitting” with Christ in different scenes – and we start our time at the Table and betrayal. Continue reading John 13:18-30 Sitting with Christ: The Badge of Betrayal : Lenten Scene 1
In our podcast today we use Psalm 121 as a “Lenten” prep text as we begin to step into Lent. As we recognize that Christ is our “helper” (as the psalmist looks for help) I began to wonder where did Christ look when help was needed? Continue reading Psalm 121: Help from the Maker – A Psalm of Lenten Preparation
How good at you about spending time with God? Let me ask it a different way – how good are you at GIVING to God your time? It’s an important question and leads us to life-giving, fruit-bearing consequences. So join me in this podcast as we continue this 4-part series on “Giving” as we look at giving to God our time. Continue reading John 15:1-17 Giving to God My Time
In this podcast we’ll look at the 2 lines from 1 Peter as he writes to encourage the church on how to serve others and WHY we serve others…but that can only be understood, in context, when we can, and do, declare where the gift originated. Continue reading 1 Peter 4:10-11 Stewarding God’s Gifts
This is not my typical podcast because, in truth, I called an “audible” for this Sunday due to all that went on these past 2 weeks at our Nation’s Capitol. But it’s more than this because it shouldn’t have taken the violence in DC on Jan 6th for us to declare the truths I share here. There are two different ways to listen to this … Continue reading Our World Belongs to God
Nothing special…just an update and a wonder… Continue reading Where to go?
Money – it matters to God. But why? Well, in this kickoff podcast on “giving” we look at the rich young man and the stumbling block that is before him. It’s a challenging text even for today and all of us as we too have stumbling blocks before us. Continue reading Matthew 19:16-30 Whose Money Is It?
In today’s podcast we finish up the book of Amos as God declares his final judgment upon his people. And that message: I’m cleaning house. It’s a message that was meant to remind them of their sins and yet also remind them of the hope to come. Continue reading Amos 9 – The Cleansing
On this Christmas Eve of 2020 – I’m brought to peace with the loud, and yet peace-focused message of the Angels on that morning of Jesus’ birth. Continue reading Luke 2:1-20 Angelic Echo of Comfort